It’s the Most Important Meal of the Day-Treat Yourself to the Best!

You wake up from your cozy bed, relaxed, and rejuvenated after an evening of movies and games by a warm fire and an exciting day in downtown Pigeon Forge. You are sure to have seen the plethora of restaurants on the Parkway and the last thing you want to do with your dreamy morning is spend it scouring through the…

Top 10 Must-Eats in Pigeon Forge & the new Local Goat!

While savory Southern dining is a specialty in the heart of the South in the Great Smoky Mountains, the tourism has lured some fantastic food concepts with the promise of year-round business resulting in a variety of eateries you may not have expected here in Pigeon Forge! From Italian and Cuban to German, and Mexican, dig into all kinds of…

Food So Good, Celebrities Put Their Names on It!

Sure, the cozy settings, hot tubs, fun amenities, and beautiful mountain views are close to enough to keep you in your Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Cabin for the entirety of your trip, but when hunger rumblings begin to creep in and you want a break from cooking in the fully loaded kitchen, there are more than a few dining options in…

Eat, Drink, Shop, and Play at The Island in Pigeon Forge

The Island in Pigeon Forge is alluring from the Parkway thanks to the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, but it may pack a lot more fun than you originally assumed. Even walking around The Island can be a bit overwhelming as your eyes are drawn in all directions, especially to the hypnotic lights of the choreographed fountains! After spending a full…

Where to Find Grandma’s Cooking in the Smokies

Hear the sizzle in the fryin’ pan? Smell the comforting aroma of steaming corn bread and green beans simmered in bacon? You must be at Grandma’s house—or at a Grandma-approved Southern-style restaurant in the Smokies! In fact, you’ll find plenty of restaurants that specialize in good ole Southern cooking without ever leaving the mountain town of Pigeon Forge. So after…

10 Tastes for Vegetarians in the Smokies

When you hear Southern food, you may think of fried chicken, barbecue pork, roast beef, and burgers. But Pigeon Forge has much more than that. In fact, you don’t have to eat meat at all to find some great options for meals and snacks in the Great Smoky Mountains. From Mexican and Italian to Southern foods and beyond, you can…

5 Sweet Treats Waiting for You in Pigeon Forge

Sure, you can cool down this summer by jumping in a refreshing pool, taking a tube ride down the river, or riding the rapids on a raft. But one of the simplest and tastiest ways to cool down—and one that doesn’t require you to wear a bathing suit—is heading to The Island in Pigeon Forge for a delicious sweet treat!…

Food Options Galore in Pigeon Forge

Talk about options. Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and the surrounding mountain cities want to make you feel right at home during your visit to the Smokies. That’s why there’s been a wave of restaurants offering new options on their menus: gluten-free, lactose free, vegan, vegetarian, organic—you name it! If you’re looking for a vacation destination where EVERYONE can have a great…

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen at The Island

Known for her Southern-style cooking and use of butter in every dish, celebrity chef and TV personality Paula Deen is a household name. Along with her sons, Jamie and Bobby, she owns and runs The Lady & Sons restaurant in Savannah, Georgia. She’s published more than a dozen cookbooks, and she has a dessert line available at Walmart. Over the…

The Best Breakfast in Town

Did your mom ever tell you, “Eat your breakfast—it’s the most important meal of the day”? Well, she just may be right about this one! According to studies, eating a healthy, balanced breakfast is one of the best ways to boost your metabolism and get your body going for the rest of the day. Breakfast is even more important when…